LEWIS is seeking an aspiring people leader who will champion people and culture across our EMEA region. This person should be an out of the box thinker who will work with the team to come up with innovative and creative way to drive employee engagement, development and retention. This person should think like a marketer understanding that people are our brand and we are always endeavouring to find the best, develop the best and keep the best.
The company is an integrated creative marketing agency that has gone from start-up to multi-national in a little over two decades. The company now ranks in the top 40 agencies worldwide and has 24 offices. Its success is due to a combination of factors: talented people delivering award winning campaigns; expanding client relationships into new markets or services; making strategic acquisitions. The agency, its people and client campaigns have won many prestigious awards, including Cannes Lions, Digital Impact, Holmes Report, ICCO, PRCA and European Excellence.
Purpose of the role
The People Director is a critical all rounder business partnering role. The ideas and initiatives they develop with the broader HR team will help define the company's success, influencing both tactical and strategic decisions as LEWIS continues to evolve and grow in line with changes across the industry. The People Director will lead all EMEA HR strategy and policies, including leadership, culture, compensation, and development. The ideal People Director knows how people tick and the how to get the best out of them. They should be experienced in scaling talent across different markets, has excellent attention to detail, empathetic, is excited about creating ground-breaking initiatives driving employee satisfaction. This role is as much about marketing effectively to internal teams as it is about working with the talent team to drive engaging employer branding externally.
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the responsibilities for this role. Other responsibilities may be added from time to time.
LEWIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating and fostering an environment focused on equality, empowerment and respect. We strive to create an inclusive workplace that supports and celebrates our diversity. We continue to invest in our efforts to ensure that LEWIS is a place where everyone can thrive.